5 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari
5 Days Tanzania wildlife safari is one of the best Tanzania wildlife safari taking you to the savanna parks in Tanzania. Amongst the national parks to explore while on this 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari includes Lake Manyara national park which is basically known for harboring the rare tree-climbing lions then explore Serengeti national park one of the biggest parks which is famous for harboring the biggest population of Elephants and also famous for the seasonal wildebeest migration as they are always seen in the park during calving and at the start of their migration. From Serengeti national park, you will head to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and finally return to Arusha where this safari will start from. This 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari includes 5 days and 4 nights.
Highlights of 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari
- Day 1: Transfer to Lake Manyara national park
- Day 2: Drive to Serengeti national park
- Day 3: Full day excursion in Serengeti national park
- Day 4: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater
- Day 5: Drive to Arusha for departures
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Lake Manyara national park
Transfer to Lake Manyara national park: In the morning on day 1 of 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari, be ready to be picked up from your hotel in Arusha then start your adventurous Tanzania safari as your safari driver brief you about all you need to know about your itinerary while on a 3 hours road drive to Lake Manyara national park. Once you get to the park, you will enjoy the stunning Lake Manyara national park with several species of wildlife as you drive to your lodge for check in and lunch. As soon as you’re done with lunch, return to the park to proceed with the game drive where you will encounter with several species of both fauna and flora including primates such as Monkeys, mammals such as elephants, Lions, tree-climbing lions, giraffes, antelopes, several species of birds and the entire vegetation cover. Later in the evening as the sun goes down, you will be driven back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Lunch and dinner
Day 2: Drive to Serengeti national park
Drive to Serengeti national park: Arise from your bed in the morning for breakfast on day 2 of 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari, check out of your lodge and meet your Tanzania safari driver to start the journey from Lake Manyara national park to Serengeti national park approximately 6 hours road drive. You will drive past Ngorongoro Conservation Area on your way to Tanzania where you will view some wildlife briefly and proceed your journey to Seronera area in Serengeti national park which is known for harboring largest population of wildlife and as they flock River Seronera to quench their thirst. You will indeed have a glance at different wildlife species and proceed to your lodge where you will check in for lunch. After lunch, you need not to waste any minute head out for a thrilling game drive till the sun goes down as you witness the hunters and nocturnal wildlife returning from their hiding places to start their night since they are always active during the night and hiding during the day. Throughout the game drive you will encounter with elephants, buffaloes, lions, wildebeests, impalas, elands, serval cats among others and finally drive back to the lodge for dinner, freshen up and take a rest as you have a whole day in Serengeti national park the following day.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3: Full day excursion in Serengeti national park
Full day in Serengeti national park: On the 3rd day of 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari, start your day with a thrilling sunrise hot air balloon to explore the savanna plains of Serengeti national park while viewing plenty of wildlife species as they graze. This hot air balloon will also enable you to view the nocturnal and hunters as they return to their hiding places as the sun rises. Upon landing, you will be served with bush breakfast and a bottle of champagne then proceed with a game drive as you return to the lodge. In case you packed your lunch box, then there will be no need to return to the lodge you will spend an entire remaining hours of the day exploring the beauty of Serengeti national park on a game drive along Seronera River, Serengeti plains and many other parts of the park. After exploring all corners of the park, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 4: Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Transfer to Ngorongoro conservation Area: On day 4 of 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari, wake on breakfast then check out start the journey from Serengeti national park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with a stopover at the Olduvai Gorge and proceed your drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Crater which is a gem with several wildlife species that are worth a visit. Upon arrival, you will check in your reserved lodge, have lunch and spend your afternoon exploring the area along the crater to encounter with Lions, Zebras, Buffaloes, warthogs, leopards among others. Visit Lake Magadi for a golden opportunity to watch several species of water birds including the Flamingos which prefer staying along the soda lakes and Lake Magadi being one of them expect to watch as many flamingo birds as possible. Return to your lodge later in the evening for dinner and overnight sleep.
Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 5: Drive to Arusha for departures
Transfer back to Arusha: On the 5th day of 5 days Tanzania wildlife safari, enjoy your breakfast then check out and meet your safari driver for drive from Ngorongoro conservation area back to Arusha for departures. On this day, lunch will be enjoyed enroute before being dropped off at the airport to catch your flight back home.
Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch
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